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San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train

The journey from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train is 374.82 mi and takes 30 hr 0 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:10 PM and the last at 9:10 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train for as little as $96.07 or as much as $440.31. The best price for this journey is $96.07.

Lowest Price$96.07
Journey Duration30 hr 0 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$96.07
Highest Price$440.31
First Departure12:10 PM
Last Departure9:10 PM
Distance374.82 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalSalinas, CA
CarriersAmtrak

San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $346.71 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $96.07, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $346.71. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train?

The distance between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA is approximately 374.82 mi. In general, it will take you about 30 hr 0 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA by train usually takes 30 hr 0 min to cover a distance of 374.82 mi. The shortest journey from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA will take you 25 hr 0 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Salinas, CA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?

The first journey of the day departs from San Diego, CA at 12:10 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 9:10 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave San Diego, CA at 12:10 PM, and the last departure will leave at 9:10 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?

You will be able to leave San Diego, CA by using stations such as San Diego, CA - Old Town,San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN). These connect you to stations including Salinas Station in Salinas, CA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in San Diego, CA or in Salinas, CA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?

The route from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from San Diego, CA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest San Diego, CA - Salinas, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Salinas, CA by train

When travelling to Salinas, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
42.22kg
Bus
45.24kg
Flight
120.64kg
Car
96.51kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA are 42.22kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA? By taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA you will save 78.42kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.02kg compared to a bus and 54.29kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?
A train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA is $346.71. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $96.07.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA is $96.07. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA by train?
San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA is 374.82 mi.
How long does the train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA take?
San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA is on average 30 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 25 hr 0 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?
San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA leave?
The earliest train from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA departs at 12:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA depart?
The latest train from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA departs at 9:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $96.07 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA is 25 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Diego, CA and Salinas, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA by train?
The train journey from San Diego, CA to Salinas, CA creates 42.22kg of CO2 emissions.

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